Workers Compensation Paralegal

Cleveland, OH 44131

Industry: Human Resources Job Number: DB360759416 Pay Rate: $55000-65000 / year

Job Description

EverStaff, a recruiting firm, seeks a candidate for our Direct Hire position with a top client, offering excellent work culture, benefits, and growth potential. We are looking for an experienced Paralegal.
Schedule: Monday to Friday; 8am to 5pm (On-Site) “flexible start time”
Annual Salary: up to 60k annually DOE. 
Full Benefit package 

This role will work closely with a lead attorney and legal assistant. Successful candidates will be responsible for areas including but not limited to the following in both administration and litigation of workers’ compensation matters.
  • File all court documents with courts of common pleas and various commissions.
  • Communicate with clients, courts, counsel, and other parties relevant to the case files.
  • Conduct factual investigation.
  • Prepare discovery documents and responses.
  • Draft and serve subpoenas and notices.
  • Coordinate depositions.
  • Coordinate independent medical exams.
  • Draft pleadings and motions to file with the court.
  • Maintain pleadings and discovery indexes electronically.
  • Organize medical records, exhibits, documents, evidence, briefs, and appendices electronically.
  • Aid attorneys’ discovery requests.
  • Gather and maintain relevant information from a variety of sources (ex: medical records, witnesses, and clients)
  • Prepare case settlements and execution of settlement documents with clients.
  • Associate degree or higher, certificate, or equivalent work experience.
  • Completion of a nationally accredited paralegal program preferred.
  • Experience in Personal Injury, Workers Compensation, Medical Malpractice, or other injury related practice areas preferred.
  • At least 2 years of working experience as a paralegal or in legal services under an attorney or lawyer in a law firm setting.
  • Ability to multitask, organize, prioritize, handle a fast-paced environment, and manage workload with a positive attitude and minimal supervision.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as attention to detail.
If you meet the qualifications outlined above, we encourage you to apply, and we'll schedule an interview with you.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status or any other protected status under the law. 
EverStaff is an equal opportunity employer (M/F/D/V/SO/GI)
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